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Khalifa University to Take Part in Health and Fitness Fun Week

September 7, 2018

Students staff and faculty have planned a fun and engaging series of health related activities designed to help visitors assess their overall wellbeing.

Khalifa University will be taking part in the upcoming Health and Fitness Fun Week scheduled to take place from the 19th to the 21st of February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).  

Khalifa University’s booth will feature several fun games and tests designed to assess visitor’s health fitness and general wellbeing. The stations will be managed by students representing several different KU programs including Biomedical Engineering Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering as well as students from the Preparatory Program and the Med Club. Faculty and staff will be on hand to act as advisors to the students as they manage the activities.  

Activities include several non-invasive physical test including a lung capacity test a strength challenge several games to measure speed coordination and attention as well as a Body Mass Index test that does not require a person to be weighed. 

Students especially those in Biomedical Engineering will use the data collected over the three days for research purposes and as part of their future studies.